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Custody

An appeals court in Louisiana reversed a ruling that had declared a former partner in a same-sex relationship the legal parent of the other partner’s biological child. The trial court violated the natural parent’s rights by holding the former partner was a “psychological parent and entitled to joint custody.”

SHREVEPORT, La. — An appeals court in Louisiana reversed a ruling that had declared a former partner in a same-sex relationship the legal parent of the other partner’s biological child. The trial court violated the natural parent’s rights by holding the former partner was a “psychological parent and entitled to joint custody.”

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